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Opinion

How will Japan's new leader handle growing China-US tensions?

After years warning others to be wary of Beijing, Tokyo is now adopting a low profile

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Suga will be learning his diplomatic skills on the job.   © AP

Richard McGregor is a senior fellow at the Lowy Institute in Sydney. He is author of "Asia's Reckoning: China, Japan, and the Fate of U.S. Power in the Pacific Century."

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